ZIP and Postal Codes of Saudi Arabia Cities 2023

A postal code is a zip code that is a series of digits or letters or both of them. The postal and zip code sometimes for some places might include spaces, punctuations, etc. The postal code system or zip codes system was introduced in February 2005 for all countries (190) of the UPU (Universal Postal System). Whether the ZIP means Zone Improvement Plans.

It is actually a specific piece of code for a region. There are different codes for each region, place, town, city, and country. For example, a postal or zip code for Saudi Arabia and its cities. Major cities include Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Makkah, Madina, Sultanah, Taif, Tabuk, Al Kharj, Buraidah, etc.

In this post, I will show you all the major Saudi Arabia cities’ postal and zip codes. So have a look a the below table for all major cities and their zip/postal codes in KSA.

ZIP Codes of All Major Cities in Saudi Arabia

Here is the full list of all major cities in KSA and their postal/zip codes:

City KSAZip Code
Buraidah, Qassim52318
Al Khobar34714

Moreover, there are lots of countries on Earth. They don’t have this type of unique Zip or Postal address/code e.g Ireland etc. But Thanks to the great government of Saudi Arabia for all the efforts to implement the mail service in KSA.

Most countries, use the five-digit number code for their mailing service. Also known as postal or zip code. Similarly but different country zip for Canada contains three digits of the code.

This type of code is a piece of specific address information for a region, state, province, city, town, etc.

History of Postal Code and Saudi Arabia

The country KSA is divided into eight different regions/states by the KSA’s postal service. As described earlier, these regions or states and cities are Riyadh, Jeddah, Dammam, Makkah, Madina, Sultanah, Taif, Tabuk, Al Kharj, Buraidah, Abha, Najran, Sakaka, etc.

Moreover, the services of postal codes were first implemented in Ukraine and its cities. SSR (Soviet Socialist Republic) introduced this service in December 1932. However, it was abundant in 1939, after seven years of the first implementation. It’s now a permanent address or PIN number that varies with different countries and regions.

As we know Riyadh is the Capital of KSA. The PIN number was first implemented for Riyadh and then split to other cities and regions.

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